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Fully-funded care four times more likely in some parts of the country

Fully-funded care four times more likely in some parts of the country

People and their families continue to face a social care postcode lottery, according to new research.

CMA clears CareTech/Cambian Group merger

A merger between specialist care services company, CareTech, and specialist education and behavioural health services provider, Cambian Group, has been approved by the CMA.

Downing Crowd launches £3m bond for care home developer

Investment platform Downing Crowd has launched a £3m bond for care home developer, Magnus Care Group.

Leader backs Care England’s call for Social Care Green Paper

Independent Care Group Chair, Mike Padgham, has given his support to a campaign calling for publication of the government’s Adult Social Care Green Paper.

Care England accuses councils of “abandoning the elderly”

Care England has accused councils being “heartless” and “abandoning the elderly” after many failed to increase their care home fees last year.

LaingBuisson launches real-time care home benchmarking and performance database

Leading healthcare market intelligence provider, LaingBuisson, has launched CareMonitor, its new real-time benchmarking database of fundamental quality and safety standards for care homes and care home groups.

Octopus Healthcare builds on Care UK partnership with £110m deal

Octopus Healthcare, part of the Octopus Group, has built on its partnership with Care UK with the purchase of six purpose-built care homes.

BREAKING NEWS: Care market consolidates amidst rising investor interest, Christie & Co reports

The care market has continued to consolidate in 2018 amidst rising investor interest, Christie & Co has reported.

AEW UK Long Lease REIT acquires Bristol care home for £6.7m

AEW UK Long Lease REIT has announced its acquisition of a Bristol care home for £6.7m.

Royal Bank of Scotland funds Scottish Borders dementia unit

A new £6.1m specialist dementia unit has been opened in Kelso thanks to a £4m fundraising campaign and a £2.1m finance package from Royal Bank of Scotland.